School Begins August 11 in KCKPS; Dates Set for New Student Enrollment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 8, 2014

Contact: Tammy Dodderidge, communications manager, (913) 279-2225

There are two official start days for the 2014-2015 school year for students in the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools. Monday, August 11 will be the first full day of classes for K-5, plus 6th grade students at middle schools (with the exception of Northwest) and 9th grade students at Washington, Wyandotte, Schlagle and Harmon high schools. At Sumner Academy of Arts and Science, 8th grade plus students new to Sumner Academy will begin classes on Monday, August 11. There will be a full day of classes for students at all grade levels on Tuesday, August 12.

New Stanley Elementary and Northwest Middle School follow a different school schedule. The first day of classes for New Stanley students is Monday, July 28, with an early dismissal. At Northwest Middle School, 6th grade students begin classes on Thursday, July 31. The first day for all students at Northwest will be Friday, August 1.

PreK students begin classes on Monday, August 11 with a Family Advocacy Day.

Enrollment Information

Elementary students who are new to the district must enroll at their school. (Contact the school for details about times and dates). High school and middle school students who are new to the district must enroll during the New Student Enrollment at the Central Office and Training Center, 2010 N. 59th St., on one of the following dates/times:

  • Thursday, July 31, 1 to 6 p.m.
  • Friday, August 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Monday, August 4, 1 to 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 6, 2 to 6 p.m.

Immunizations

The Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools follows state regulations regarding immunizations for students. All students MUST comply with these regulations to attend school. All students returning to school for the 2014-2015 school year must be current on their immunizations.

Parents of returning students who are in need of additional immunizations before the fall, have been notified by letter. Details about immunizations are posted on the district’s website at www.kckps.org under “Departments” and “Student Health.”

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Melissa Fears • Communications Office
2010 N. 59th Street • Kansas City, KS 66104 • 913-279-2242